‘The Days Of Gas Cars Are Over’: Nest Co-Founder Matt Rogers And His Electric Porsche 911

Remember when Elon Musk bought a McLaren F1 supercar with the proceeds of selling software company Zip2 for $300m? That wouldn’t happen today, claims former Apple engineer and Nest co-founder Matt Rogers, who says newly-minted Silicon Valley executives are increasingly going electric.

He should know, since Rogers this year became the first US customer of, and investor in, Everrati, a British company that takes classic cars, removes the engine, and makes them electric.

“We love our cars here…but overwhelmingly people are wanting to move to electric, ” Rogers says. “We had a similar story [to Musk’s McLaren purchase] at Nest. One of the entrepreneurs from one

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